Grandma Solberg's Summer Snack Squares

Total Time
15mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

These are a chewy, no-bake bar that my grandma used to make me as a snack when I would play all day in the summer. It goes without saying that they bring me fond memories, and, while I'm sure it would be possible to make a lower-fat, lower-cal, and lower-sugar version, I wouldn't change a thing! You can really use any cereal you like here - Grandma made them with anything on hand - cornflakes, rice krispies, cheerios, etc. I prefer them with cornflakes.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 cups marshmallows
  • 12 cup peanut butter (creamy or chunky)
  • 14 cup butter (or margarine)
  • 1 12 cups cereal (flake, rice, anything)
  • 1 cup oats (select quick or old-fasioned based upon how chewy you like things)
  • 12 cup raisins

Directions

  1. Mix the ceral, oats, and raisins in a large bowl.
  2. Heat the marshmallows, peanut butter, and butter in a saucepan slowly until melted and combined.
  3. Pour into dry ingredients.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Press into 8x8 greased or lined pan.
  6. Cool and cut.

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